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The Resource Work, health and wellbeing : the challenges of managing health at work

Work, health and wellbeing : the challenges of managing health at work

Label
Work, health and wellbeing : the challenges of managing health at work
Title
Work, health and wellbeing
Title remainder
the challenges of managing health at work
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This multi-disciplinary volume brings together original research from diverse disciplinary backgrounds investigating how we can define and operationalise a bio-psychosocial model of ill-health to improve work participation in middle and later life
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Vickerstaff, Sarah
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Phillipson, Chris
  • Wilkie, Ross
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Industrial hygiene
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • MEDICAL
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Industrial hygiene
  • Great Britain
Label
Work, health and wellbeing : the challenges of managing health at work
Instantiates
Publication
Note
The popular discourse of work stress
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Work, Health and WellBeing; List of tables and figures; List of abbreviations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; 1. Work, health and wellbeing: an introduction; The contemporary context; Contributions in this volume; The developing policy context; The 'illness experience': understanding the factors that encourage or inhibit continuing to work; 2. Musculoskeletal disorders: challenges and opportunities; The burden of musculoskeletal conditions on work; Managing musculoskeletal disorders and work
  • Potential implications of evolving models of management for older adults with musculoskeletal conditionsThe need for further research; The impact of staying in work for those with musculoskeletal disorders; Conclusion; 3. Common mental health problems and work; Introduction; Mental health: what are we talking about?; What helps to manage common mental health problems at work?; Discussion: the key role of context; Conclusion and future research directions; 4. Comparing health and employment in England and the United States; Introduction
  • Background: measuring the impact of health on employment in the UKCountry context and data; Comparing the influence of health on employment between England and the US; The influences of health, wealth and education on employment; Employment by the poorest: constrained by education and health?; Conclusion; 5. Re-evaluating trends in the employment of disabled people in Britain; Introduction; Work-limiting disability; Trends in the level of disability; Trends in the employment rate of disabled people; Overview and implications; Conclusion
  • 6. The current state of vocational rehabilitation servicesIntroduction; A lack of shared understanding: evidence, terminology and frameworks; Approaches to vocational rehabilitation; Vocational rehabilitation: contextual dimensions of practice; The different contexts in which vocational rehabilitation occurs; Case study one: the insurance company; Case study two: the occupational health team; Case study three: the condition management programme; Case study four: a private rehabilitation company; Sustainability: workforce dimensions and the state of the economy
  • Looking to the future: benefit entitlement, early intervention and prevention7. The changing profile of incapacity claimants; Introduction; Incapacity benefits: a brief introduction; A case study: Barrow-in-Furness; The changing profile of men on incapacity benefits; What about women?; The marginalisation of the least healthy; 8. Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Discussion; 9. The fall of work stress and the rise of wellbeing; Introduction
Control code
ocn772844913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847428097
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613395511
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 339551
  • 22573/ctt8hgnbh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772844913
Label
Work, health and wellbeing : the challenges of managing health at work
Publication
Note
The popular discourse of work stress
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Work, Health and WellBeing; List of tables and figures; List of abbreviations; Notes on contributors; Acknowledgments; 1. Work, health and wellbeing: an introduction; The contemporary context; Contributions in this volume; The developing policy context; The 'illness experience': understanding the factors that encourage or inhibit continuing to work; 2. Musculoskeletal disorders: challenges and opportunities; The burden of musculoskeletal conditions on work; Managing musculoskeletal disorders and work
  • Potential implications of evolving models of management for older adults with musculoskeletal conditionsThe need for further research; The impact of staying in work for those with musculoskeletal disorders; Conclusion; 3. Common mental health problems and work; Introduction; Mental health: what are we talking about?; What helps to manage common mental health problems at work?; Discussion: the key role of context; Conclusion and future research directions; 4. Comparing health and employment in England and the United States; Introduction
  • Background: measuring the impact of health on employment in the UKCountry context and data; Comparing the influence of health on employment between England and the US; The influences of health, wealth and education on employment; Employment by the poorest: constrained by education and health?; Conclusion; 5. Re-evaluating trends in the employment of disabled people in Britain; Introduction; Work-limiting disability; Trends in the level of disability; Trends in the employment rate of disabled people; Overview and implications; Conclusion
  • 6. The current state of vocational rehabilitation servicesIntroduction; A lack of shared understanding: evidence, terminology and frameworks; Approaches to vocational rehabilitation; Vocational rehabilitation: contextual dimensions of practice; The different contexts in which vocational rehabilitation occurs; Case study one: the insurance company; Case study two: the occupational health team; Case study three: the condition management programme; Case study four: a private rehabilitation company; Sustainability: workforce dimensions and the state of the economy
  • Looking to the future: benefit entitlement, early intervention and prevention7. The changing profile of incapacity claimants; Introduction; Incapacity benefits: a brief introduction; A case study: Barrow-in-Furness; The changing profile of men on incapacity benefits; What about women?; The marginalisation of the least healthy; 8. Reconstructing the self and social identity: new interventions for returning long-term Incapacity Benefit recipients to work; Introduction; Methodology; Findings; Discussion; 9. The fall of work stress and the rise of wellbeing; Introduction
Control code
ocn772844913
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 290 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781847428097
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613395511
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 339551
  • 22573/ctt8hgnbh
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)772844913

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